Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
The people who turn out best are those people who make the best out of the way things turn out.
Each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.
I despise people who depend on these things [heroin and cocaine]. If you really want a mind-altering experience, look at a tree.
In many people it is already an impertinence to say 'I'.
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission
Our true nationality is mankind.
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Human nature is not totally fixed, but on any realistic scale, evolutionary processes are much too slow to affect it.
On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart.
One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: Am I, or the others, crazy?